A series of thefts from vehicles, and of car parts, were reported within the past week in Dearborn.
A resident of Ontario reported on Nov. 2 that her Chrysler Town and Country had its door lock punched and in-dash navigation and stereo system stolen while it was parked at the Dearborn Ice Skating Center. The theft happened between 3:30-5:30 p.m.
On Nov. 4 between midnight and 4:30 a.m., a resident of the 100 block of Mohawk reported that his Dodge Aspen was rummaged through while parked in his driveway. Nothing was missing from the vehicle.
Multiple vehicle break-ins and part thefts were reported on Wednesday, Nov. 7.
A brand new Toyota Camry in the lot of LaFontaine Toyota had its rims and tires stolen between 6 p.m. Nov. 6 and 11 a.m. Nov. 7, according to employees. The car was parked in the new vehicle lot off of Telegraph Road.
Also overnight from Tuesday to Wednesday, a resident reported that the windor of her Honda Odyssey was broken out on the 600 block of Highland. Nothing was stolen.
Another Town and Country was reported as broken into between 8:30 a.m.-4:42 p.m. on Nov. 7. The van was parked in the structure at Village Plaza on Michigan Avenue. The owner had been at work all day and found that her window was shattered and her navigation system, stolen.
A Ford Explorer belonging to local business Ozoor Express was stolen from the home address of the owners between 10 p.m. Nov. 7 and 10 a.m. Nov. 8. The car had been parked in front of their home on the 7600 block of Normile, and all sets of keys were accounted for.
Dearborn Police have urged residents to take proper precautions in preventing car thefts and break-ins, including removing all valuables, securing the car in a safe place, and locking the car. Residents are also reminded to never leave the car running—even in their driveway.
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